Brazilian automotive output falls 25% in October

Brazil’s automotive production dropped by 24.8% year on year in October amid a global microchip shortage and a stoppage of truckers in the Port of Santos, São Paulo.

Light vehicle production totaled 177,900 units last month, compared with 236,500 units a year earlier.
Anfavea, the national association of motor vehicle manufacturers, said that production was affected by suspensions among carmakers because of the semiconductor shortage.

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Published

Felipe Peroni

November 09, 2021

02:40 GMT

São Paulo